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Child Dies After Being Found In Ship Pool Off NC

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 5:24am

Child dies after being found in ship pool off NC

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Court Hearing Set Over Gay Marriage Ban In Va.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 5:11am

Court hearing set over gay marriage ban in Va.

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Syrian Forces Hit Mosque With Barrel Bomb, Kill 5

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 5:11am

Syrian forces hit mosque with barrel bomb, kill 5

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10 Things To Know For Today

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 5:08am

10 Things to Know for Today

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Obama Secures $750M In Pledges To Get Kids Online

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 5:06am

Obama secures $750M in pledges to get kids online

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Marbles That Belonged To Anne Frank Rediscovered

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:42am

Marbles that belonged to Anne Frank rediscovered

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Macau Feels Strain During Lunar Holiday Influx

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:17am

Macau feels strain during Lunar holiday influx

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Media Watchdog Warns Against Turkish Internet Bill

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:17am

Media watchdog warns against Turkish Internet bill

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AP NewsBreak: Changes Sought For Endangered Act

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:16am

AP NewsBreak: Changes sought for endangered act

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Indonesian Volcano Update

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:00am

On the Indonesian island of Sumatra a volcano has become active after centuries of silence. Huge eruptions have been occurring for about three months and more than a dozen people were killed over the weekend. For an update, Steve Inskeep talks to Ben Otto, a reporter with "The Wall Street Journal" in Jakarta.

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HR 2 Return (0:29)

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:00am

Senate Expected To Pass Long-Delayed Farm Bill

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:00am

The Senate is heading toward final passage of a five-year, half-trillion dollar farm bill Tuesday afternoon. Proponents are pointing to its elimination of direct subsidies and replacement with crop insurance. But critics say crop insurance continues to provide overly generous subsidies to even wealthy corporate farms.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

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Dutch Telecom KPN To Cut 1,500 Jobs

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:20am

Dutch telecom KPN to cut 1,500 jobs

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Rwanda Genocide Trial Opens In Paris, French First

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:16am

Rwanda genocide trial opens in Paris, French first

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Spain Jobless Total Spikes As Christmas Jobs End

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:15am

Spain jobless total spikes as Christmas jobs end

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Art For Money's Sake: Portugal Aims To Recoup Debt

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:15am

Art for money's sake: Portugal aims to recoup debt

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Swiss Bank UBS Beats Forecasts And Shares Surge

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:12am

Swiss bank UBS beats forecasts and shares surge

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An Afghan Success Story: Fewer Child Deaths

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 2:49am

One of the most dramatic changes in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban is the increase in life expectancy from 45 to 62 years. That gain is almost entirely a function of reductions in child mortality due to the spread of basic health services.

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Exonerations On The Rise, And Not Just Because Of DNA

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 2:47am

Last year, a record number of people were exonerated for crimes in the U.S. Retesting of DNA evidence was once the primary force, but now experts say it's because prosecutors and police are reinvestigating old crimes — and learning that they sometimes got the wrong man.

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